Tom Hanks will star in The DaVinci Code

Looks like this decent piece of commercial fiction, full of historical innaccuracies and gross misrepresentations of Christ and Christian history, is going to be in the news for a long time to come.

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  • Martin

    Did you catch this quote from Ron Howard? “Tom is an exciting actor to watch thinking.”

    Gee, Ron, I don’t think people go to movies to watch actors think.

  • sg

    Even worse…I named my son Silas, you know, after Silas and Timothy…unfortunately I found out that Silas is the terrorist albino monk from hell in this film…

  • lore

    I’m sure the movie will run even further than the book, making it over the top and completely ridiculous.